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The intergalactic design guide : harnessing the creative potential of social design

Author: Cheryl Heller
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how social design can help address our most pressing challenges, from poverty to climate change. Heller explains eleven common principles, a step-by-step process, and the essential skills for successful social design. She uses nine in-depth examples to illustrate how applying the social design process brings together innovative elements of business and design. While changemakers like Paul Farmer and Oprah  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Heller
ISBN: 1610918819 9781610918817
OCLC Number: 1030384859
Description: xiii, 231 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm
Contents: The answer to everything --
Seeing edges and patterns, scoping and framing --
Past as prologue --
Mastering the system --
Nine stories of leadership by design --
(Brown's Super Stores: solutions inspired by the people who need them --
Ruth Gates: mixing science and social design to address climate change --
The Salvage Supperclub: navigating with feedback loops --
Interface Net-Works: creating new models and solving problems along the way --
Erik Hersman: tapping the power of limits --
Paul Polak: the story Is in the context --
The Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus: using networks to create a new future for a city --
Sisi ni Amani: communicating the way to nonviolence --
MASS Design Group: process is strategy) --
Getting from there to here --
Some things worth reading.
Other Titles: Harnessing the creative potential of social design
Responsibility: Cheryl Heller.

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Clearly explains the background of social design- and shows how it can change everything in our world, from businesspractices to human interactions.  Read more...

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